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Old Mar 12, 2013, 02:38 PM   #126
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Despite what television would have you believe, no doctor or scientist is knowledgeable in all fields of their craft. That's why they call in experts when a more detailed analysis is needed.
I understand that perfectly, however, you ever hear the old saying "don't believe everything you read on the enternet". Absolutely any anonymous Joe Shmoe poster nobody knows can make any claim they can dream up, post it in the most convincing manner they wish. Its all rubbish without any references, or links to a reputable source. Without that its just white noise on the enternet. I thought we all knew this.....
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 03:00 PM   #127
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If telepathy is possible, it can be proven by letting one person memorize a list of numbers, then have another person read the very same numbers from the mind of the first one.

I'm inclined to believe that telepathy is possible, although the scientist in me doesn't want me to.
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 04:04 PM   #128
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Here let me demonstrate how it functions...



Shrink is thinking of.....





ESPRESSO

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Old Mar 12, 2013, 04:21 PM   #129
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Here let me demonstrate how it functions...



Shrink is thinking of.....





ESPRESSO

OMG!!!

That's incredible!!!

OK, you convinced me...telepathy is REAL!!!

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Old Mar 12, 2013, 04:32 PM   #130
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Shrink is thinking of.....





ESPRESSO

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OMG!!!

That's incredible!!!

OK, you convinced me...telepathy is REAL!!!

Woah! Now I'm a believer too!
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 11:40 PM   #131
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You might provide a link to your claim, you know, qualify it. Simply STATING those with phd's are misinformed without providing any proof of such makes your comment trollish.
It's such a common myth that it has its own Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_percent_of_brain_myth
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 12:20 AM   #132
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It's such a common myth that it has its own Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_percent_of_brain_myth
Thank you sir, see there easy peasy.
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Old Mar 13, 2013, 09:07 AM   #133
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It's such a common myth that it has its own Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_percent_of_brain_myth
And episode of Mythbusters: http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/my...cent-brain.htm

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Old Mar 14, 2013, 01:59 AM   #134
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Listen to the scientist, Mate!!
That's what I do, "pics or it didn't happen". Sometimes it's straightforward to guess what someone close to you is thinking of, but that has probably nothing to do with the transferring of thought signals from one brain to the other.
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Old Mar 14, 2013, 05:44 AM   #135
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That's what I do, "pics or it didn't happen". Sometimes it's straightforward to guess what someone close to you is thinking of, but that has probably nothing to do with the transferring of thought signals from one brain to the other.
Agree...much more likely that your knowlrdge of the individual, body signals and, perhaps, even pheromones (I need more science on this to feel more confident it is a source of information) that provides the information. A much more parsimonious explanation than "telepathy".
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Old Apr 14, 2013, 11:12 AM   #136
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Not true.

It is impossible to travel faster than light.
Is it! To our current understanding it is, although recently evidence has shown this might not be the case ... So you could be wrong!
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Old Apr 14, 2013, 11:56 PM   #137
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Even if it was it would probably be easier to send a text.
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Old Apr 15, 2013, 03:34 PM   #138
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telepathy is highly overrated, now a wireless connection too my head would be super awesome!
In the future people will have communication devices inserted into their brain, possibly even biological based devices. No need to carry around that phone.

Now could it be naturally possible? I see no reason why not. It's impossible until you find an example of it.
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Surely a statement such as, "there is no known biological mechanism that would allow telepathy" should have stopped this thread in page 1.....


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Old Apr 17, 2013, 08:54 AM   #140
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Surely a statement such as, "there is no known biological mechanism that would allow telepathy" should have stopped this thread in page 1.....


*sigh*
Thank you..I blame television and drugs...
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Old Apr 19, 2013, 06:16 AM   #141
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Okay...

So my doctor and my psych teacher (who has a PhD) are lying?
The idea that we use 6-7% of our brain comes from Freud. A psychologist that proposed that 90% of the brain was unconscious and driven by sexual / insest desires.

Another example would be to look at a graph of brain function. For example what if you were talking to someone on the phone, while doing an art project and cooking. The art project is using the higher thinking, fine motor skills, creative parts of the brain while talking on the phone requires the language section and being constantly aware requires a different section.

It's all relative though as each brain is different and 100% usage is impossible to
Measure. However studies would lead you to believe it is more than 6-7% by quite a bit.
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